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Sault

 
Departement of Vaucluse - Pop.: 1,300 h.

41km east of Carpentras. 28km. north of Apt.
Take highway A7 exit Orange (60km), Avignon-nord (65km) or Cavaillon (65km).

Sault - Fountain



Situated on the border of a great wooded plateau, blooming with lavender, Sault is a very appealingLavender health resort perched at 776m, alt. Here is nature in its true glory!



Sault - Lavender

Sault is one of the main stops on the Lavender Tour (organised for visiting distilleries, lavender fields and summer lavender festivals).

The biggest festival is the 14th and 15th of August where games, competitions, or any activities that have to do with lavender, are held. There is also a sales exhibition of all the local products.


Sault - Lavender fields

All around the city lie immense blue fields alternating with fields of wheat for as far as you can see - superb!

The esthetic features of the village have not gone unnoticed for Sault is one of 6 privileged sites in France chosen for protection by UNESCO due to the quality and beauty of the environment.


Sault - Church



Activities here vary greatly from tasting the local products (nougat, macaroons, and lavender honey) to climbing Mont Ventoux!.

Riding trails have been set up for horsemen while caves and sinkholes are aplenty for avid speleologists.



What to see:

Romanesque church Notre Dame de la Tour.
Musee de Sault (collections from prehistoric, Gallo Roman, and medieval times).



Leisure activities:

Wednesday morning market.
Hiking. Horseback riding. Mountain biking. Swimming pool.
Tennis. Speleology. Paragliding. Shooting. Fishing.
Summer events.



Accommodation:

Hotels.
Bed and breakfast.
Holiday rentals.
Campsite.



Neighbouring villages:

Aurel (5km), Monieux (6km), Saint Trinit (7km), Saint Christol (11km).







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